Ponca City Development Authority honored with international jobs award

PONCA CITY, Okla — Ponca City Development Authority(PCDA) was recognized for excellence by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) at their conference in September.

IEDC honored the organization’s PoncaWorks division with a Silver Award in the category of Human Capital for communities of 25,000 to 200,000 population

The PoncaWorks Program was developed as an additional arm of the PCDA based on the requests of area business to help them find the exceptional employees they need to succeed.

Here’s how it works: 

  • PoncaWorks manager, Liz, utilizes multiple recruitment tactics to locate quality employees and recruit them for Ponca City businesses.  These tactics may include hiring events, plant closings, college job fairs, e-recruitment, etc.
  • Because this program was designed with employers in mind, there is no extra paperwork and no cost for either the employer or the job seeker.
  • To utilize PoncaWorks, merely let Liz know of current or future job openings and details about your ideal candidate for the job. With your company’s normal HR hiring procedures and advertising paired with PoncaWorks services and advertising, we are confident you will be hiring your perfect candidate in no time!

To start a partnership with PoncaWorks, please contact Liz at lpershing@goponca.com or 580-765-7070. 

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